Sony Dock RDP-XA700IP
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
Vifa Stockholm 2.0
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
Meridian Explorer 2
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
Meridian Explorer 2
3 x 2W
Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
Devialet Silver Phantom Gold
2 x 2250W
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
An amplifier is integrated into the device. An audio amplifier takes a small signal and makes it bigger without making any other changes in it which results in better sound, so any sound source can be connected to speakers.
A passive radiator looks like a normal driver (speaker) from the front, but on the backside all of its 'guts' are removed. Passive radiators allow woofers to produce deep tones that otherwise may not have been possible. They can have the same sonic output as larger speaker cabinets, but in a much smaller size.
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
Bose SoundLink Air
The device can connect to WiFi.
An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
Ethernet is a local area network technology.
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.